Pets in District of Columbia

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Even after dropping their dogs off at LIttle Rascals, owners are never truly separated from their pups—they can always check in on them through a live webcam feed. That's just one of the amenities that elevate the grooming, boarding, and day care center to feeling more like a dog resort. While at the facility, dogs play with a range of toys that include balls, tug-of-war ropes, and Frisbees. Pups who stay overnight snooze in a choice of quarters that range from a simple crate to a cageless suite complete with a child-size human bed.

When it comes to keeping pets looking good, the grooming technicians at Little Rascals transform dog fur into chic, clean coats with their washes and deshedding services. A slew of training classes also teach pups fundamental skills for living in the human world, such as how to fetch a newspaper without swallowing a single bite of it. Even cats have a place here, with grooming services created just for them.

5917 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington,
DC
US

Downtown’s Grooming Lounge combines the comfort of a classic barber shop with the services of a modern manscaping salon. Yes, you can get the standard haircut and hot lather shave here, but you can also lose the unibrow, sit in for a more substantial wax or enjoy a massage, manicure or pedicure. Don’t worry, the shop’s masculine atmosphere will make sure you can still keep your man card, even as you’re being waxed, plucked and rubbed, you will still feel manly, given the guy-friendly atmosphere and professional aestheticians on hand. The store also stocks a wide range of grooming products, from hair gels to skin scrubs. Beauty doesn’t come cheap at The Grooming Lounge, but that’s the price you pay for looking good.

1745 L St NW
Washington,
DC
US

After you open that air-hole dotted gift box and discover that it's a pet rather than the singing cutlery you'd been hoping for, you'll need to stock up on supplies for your adorable Saturnalia puppies and cranky Festivus cats. Today's Groupon to The Dog Shop gets you $50 towards self-service dog washing, toys, grooming, training, and more for $25. Conveniently located in Georgetown, The Dog Shop saves you a trip to the suburbs with a rambunctious boxer in the backseat. Walk your pup to the bright and friendly shop, where employees have been known to play with four-legged customers' bipedal shopping companions.

1625 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington,
DC
US

Apartment laundry rooms are cold, creepy lairs that foster mold, mildew, and never-ending games of Snakes and Ladders. This Groupon erases laundry room fears with $30 worth of laundry and dry-cleaning service from CityCentric for $15. Use your $30 toward wash-and-fold service ($32 for 20 lbs.) or dry cleaning ($6.95 per sweater, $11.75 for two-piece suits; see full price menu here).Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.

1776 G St NW
Washington,
DC
US

We are committed to providing quality pet supplies for mutts, kitties, & their owners. Passionate pet owners will discover that our selection of pet food, toys, treats, & supplies meet the highest standards of quality at competitive prices. Our H ST location is convenient, casual, & owned/operated by neighborhood residents

508 H St NE
Washington,
DC
US

Planet Pet in Adams Morgan is a paradise for pets. The universe of Planet Pet includes a shop, a grooming salon, a daycare center and a pet hotel. They also do nutrition counseling, training and dog walking. The pet shop, although somewhat sparse, stocks all-natural pet food and supplies, mainly for cats and dogs, but also carries some stuff for the average rabbit or guinea pig. The doggy daycare section is staffed by an animal-crazy crowd, and there is even a convenient curbside drop-off for parents leaving their pets for the day or just for a few hours. Not to mention, the boarding center is staffed every single hour of the year.

1711 Florida Ave NW
Washington,
DC
US